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, and he applies the brakes or uses the steering wheel to avoid the accident. >> host: why are you up here on capitol hill? what's the importance of showing this to politicians? >> guest: first of all, we think today everyone is distracted driving. we want people to be safer, we want to expose our -- [inaudible] to capitol hill. we think there are many people who can leverage that technology in order to help us save lives, to help us spread the word out there and to, you know, the families and the drivers -- >> host: is mobileye yet available? >> guest: mobileye is available for the consumers. right now we are working with several retail chains, and we are getting more and more into the retail market, and definitely. anyone who wants the system can e-mail us at mobileye.com, we'll hook him up with an installer. >> host: isaac litman is the ceo of mobileye here at the consumer electronics show in washington. stephanie lundberg is with the ford motor company, and you have a display here at the consumer electronics show. why is ford at this tech show? >> guest: essentially, ford is a technolo
available as the day progresses. but we wanted to make sure those of you who are starting your day with us knew about it. let's move to our question of the morning, which is about jobs creation. the number of proposals on both sides of still and the parties disagree about what the -- still and the parties disagree with what it is. let me show you a little bit of some of the stories in the newspaper this morning about on this economy p. this is "the washington post" this morning -- host: here's more from "the washington post" -- "new york times" this morning. economy remains soft and output and housing. data on home sales and factory production weakening u.s. commitment americans bought fewer homes in june than in may. manufacturing in the philadelphia region contracted for a third number of months and the number of americans seeking unemployment rose last week. we like to ask you, what's the most effective way to create jobs in this country? let's begin with a phone call from debbie, a democrat in philadelphia. good morning, debbie. caller: good morning. i notice yesterday with the outsour
, must be because i was just so smart. there are a lot of smart people out there. bill: take us into the mind frame for a comment like that. white house would come out and argue and i imagine they will government has a purpose and that was the point the president was trying to make. the point you're making this goes back to his days a as community organizer. explain that. >> well, i think in essence when you're a community organizer you're basically dealing with a lot of people disadvantaged you're trying to get them government assistance or welfare checks or whatever and the other part of the story though is that people who are creating jobs are getting up every day and going to work and working very, very hard. this should be a campaign celebrating the american worker. his story in itself is successful story. bill: president obama. >> president obama. i think to certain extent but reflect as mindset. it is the mindset the contrast between what romney and his campaign will be about. we can again become a great leader of the world as we always have been. we can get americans bac
members, including russia, to join us in a serious resolution that gives special envoy kofi annan what he needs. >> more than 100 people were killed on thursday when a gasoline tanker crashed and exploded in nigeria's niger delta. many of the victims lost their lives as they try to scoop up the tanker's oil as a leak on the ground. an exhaustive independent probe has concluded top officials at penn state university -- including legendary football coach joe paterno -- covered up sexual molestation allegations against an assistant coach 14 years before they finally came to light. the seven-month investigation reveals paterno, school president graham spanier, and other school officials were aware former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky was accused of child molestation as early as 1998, or were only concerned with protecting the school's image. the report concludes that a "culture of reverence for the football program" at the school led to a cover-up that "failed to protect against a child sexual predator harming children for over a decade." sandusky was finally arrested las
and later nora from the center from a new american security discuss it is future of iraq after u.s. troops are with drawn. >> good morning in what is expected to be the final week for congress before the august recess and the party conventions, the farm bill and the bush era tax cuts will take up much of the debate in the house of representatives, the senate also in session congress expected to recess friday or this weekend. the president back on the campaign trail. meanwhile republican presidential candidate mitt romney is in israel delivers a speech in poland before he returns to the states. today marks the 100-day mark, 100 days before the general election with the party conventions getting under way next month and in early september three presidential debates, a vice presidential debate and countless ads on television and in the web. we'll begin with your comments on this campaign. as always we want to hear from you. you can also join the conversation on line. you can join us on facebook or send us an e-mail. let's begin with norl which points out the november 6 elections just
. romney hits back saying the president uses taxpayer money to help his wealthy donors while the middle class struggles. >>> authorities release documents on dozens of phone calls made by the man accused of killing an unarmed black teenager. breaking news in the george zimmerman case. >>> plus if you use hairspray, nail polish or certain other cosmetics you need to hear this. jenna: i'm listening. jon: how the things that keep you looking good might contribute to bringing on a very bad medical condition. it's all "happening now.". jenna: we have a lot of great stories for you today but we start with this fox news alert. brand new information, brand new report on the kidnapping of a boston pastor in egypt. we're glad you're with us, everyone. i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. the man who claims to have abducted the reverend michel louis, an american women with their church group and a tour guide claims he is talking to intelligence officials about releasing them but it comes with a condition. now there is word a secret plan might be in the works, this as the abductor else tells the ap h
>> good morning, everyone, it's sunday, july 15th, i'm alisyn camerota, thanks for joining us so early. days after accusing mitt romney of a felony, obama administration says they want a debate on the issues. is this political double speak? >> the cost of government day. happy cost of government day. that's right, congratulations, taxpayers you've officially worked 197 days so far this year, enough to pay your fair share of government spending. >> clayton a clap for that? >> yeah, it's happy. >> clayton and like a balloon with that graphic. why the boss was shown who's the boss at a performance in lond london. ♪ that's springsteen? >> it might have been. >> dave: i'll take your word for it. i didn't see him. ♪ >> did that naked torso have anything-- i think it was spring break video. >> get to the bottom of it. the mini-van debate we had here on the show and dads are embracing mini-vans and cars and trucks as they get older. back in the day we used to get in the car or truck with dad, it was their-- >> office on wheels. >> clayton not anymore, kids have overtaken these vehic
, send them to us. >> dave: anyway, we'll talk about that later on. we start with politics, as you know, it's been on the campaign trail, the obama campaign going right after mitt romney, of course, and mentioning that they thought he could have committed a felony in regard to his time at bain capital when he left to run the olympics. the president on saturday staying on the attack in virginia and again going after mitt romney. >> alisyn: then it was interesting to hear the president spokesperson yesterday say this goal for the campaign. here is a quote, of course the president wants to have a high brow debate about these policy issues and what the american people actually care about. that's from general. you know, of course, people on the other side of just laughing about this, because how high brow is it to go for the felony charge of your opponent? >> a swiss bank account, or bermuda business or whatever. >> alisyn: of course the president would say these are all important things to raise, the american public needs to know, if somehow their prospective presidential candidate is misle
, we got off the phone a short while ago from a official in the u.s. embassy in cairo. that person maintains line that american authorities are working with egyptian authorities for the safe release of the three. there could be developments in the next few hours but so far nothing new on that. it happened on friday as you said on egypt's sinai peninsula. this mission group was said to be on their way to israel after perhaps a visit to that mt. sinai site when the incident happened. armed bedouin tribes people, boarding the bus and demanding a few people get off. the word we're getting is that the pastor, michel louis offered himself instead of other passengers. he was taken along with that woman, along with their tour guide. the demand is that the uncle of the main leader of this, these hostage-takers should be released from a alexander, egypt jail. he said is being jailed on drug chars. the word we're getting egyptian authorities are not budging yet on that demand, jon. jon: what has been the reaction back home from the pastor's con agation, et cetera? >> you can imagine how conce
you for being here to hear us talk about this extraordinary collection. i want to thank the members of the pbs and news our family who are here. you heard paulette is here, michael jones is here. seated right here, both jone jod linda winslow. we are all part of a family. that is what makes us go. i know a means a lot to us to have you here. thank you. i have covered so many press club event that bill strain should be on the other side of the microphone. -- that it feels a little strange to be on the other side of the microphone. i want to talk about what the pbs news hour will be doing to cover it. if you're wondering why i am going first, i can let you in on a secret. like the perfect ladies that we are, we are wrestled over it. -- arm wrestled over it. [laughter] there is some tension between gwen and me over one issue, what color we are wearing. things got really tense yesterday when you both showed up at the office wearing bright yellow. -- when we both showed up at the office wearing bright yellow. she ended up going home. i and the luckiest person in television. gwen too work
us so early. there are 100 days left until the election and mitt romney is talking zero tolerance, making a lot of news because he's saying he would back an israel strike against iran. we'll tell you all about that. >> dave: plus, as mayors across the country tell chick-fil-a to stay out the restaurant, the chain is not backing down. the latest on the chicken wars. >> clayton: sounds delicious. from the soda to baby bottles, michael bloomberg trying to ban formula at hospitals. not ban, but more difficult to get. we'll debate this hot topic as "fox & friends" begins right now. ♪ >> good morning, everybody, thanks for joining us. >> clayton: and bad puns already from the floor crew already, what a way to kick it off. >> alisyn: dave, our floor director, said that's not a formula for success. >> dave: i love a good pun. >> clayton: good morning, we've got a lot coming up. we'll talk about the chicken wars because some interesting political folks have thrown their hat into the chicken wars ring. >> dave: more serious than chicken wars is the potential for real wars, 100 days out f
romney who understands what's made us prosperous in the past and in the future as well. the choice is between people that believe in the the things that made us different and those that ask people to apply the policies that will make us just like everybody else. you will decide those elections and willingness to work and make a difference and i promise you i will do my part if you do yours. thank you, thank you. >> he had a better chance of getting reelected in a close election by dividing the country than trying to aspire to a different way of doing things. what a shame. what a missed opportunity and so the next president needs to lead, you can't have a president that's always looking down and saying that the entrepreneurs are really not that relevant. in america they're really relevant. without them we would be nothing. >> that's what they were saying on the stump, basically, for mitt romney. if you believe in omens or superstitious, what was going on with marco rubio yesterday because he tweeted about this emergency landing. he says not one, but two planes i was on today had mal
country that killed 12 and wound dozens more. so what's it done to us? what has this event stirred in this country? made us different from the people who watch this program, say, just a week ago. i want to know. i want to hear again the many separate human actions that night that tell us what kind of a country we are and where we are headed. i want to hear not just about the villain and the victims, but also the heroes. the impulsive good guys that night. the ones that hemming way described as courage, grace under fire and under pressure. i want to know how aurora is going to affect this country. us. today brought the announce many that denver, colorado, just miles from the tragedy will host the first presidential debate this autumn. this all but guarantees that the two presidential candidates, president obama and mitt romney will be asked about the tragedy. what should they say? let's ask governor ed rendell what barack obama should say. it will be interesting. to start with, let's their personal stories following a tragedy like aurora. look at how heartbreaking they are and tell
what kristen was mentioning to us, the president kicking off his bus tour tomorrow. pawlenty and jindal will bracketing with him and rob portman as well, traveling to new hampshire this weekend. no word if he'll be meeting with romney. where do we stand in terms of the what's the messaging we're looking for going forward as the president goes out there and tries to make the message, put the message out there, that romney is a jobs expovertier? >> of course, the message that the obama campaign has been pushing hard from the very beginning is attacking mitt romney's record at bain capital. and as controversial as that tactic has been from both republicans and democrats, most notably corey booker and bill clinton, that's really the lane that the obama campaign is staying in. and they're sort of attacking bain capital from every angle they can find, their latest political attack ad against romney focused on bain capital investing in companies that ship jobs overseas. and that's -- i think it's a strategy that's really been working for the obama campaign. he's been able to paint romney as so
this summer. on the heels of better economic data. tim, give us your scenario. what do you see happen someth? g last year a very volatile period and an unprecedented volatility. what do you see happening this summer? >> he can we're lii think we're continue to see volatility through the presidential election season. but the point wiabout a potenti bounce is that the factor and manufacturing numbers that came out so surprisingly weak this morning may very well have been a defensive moposture on the pot of companies fearing the worst out of europe. and now we may actually see somewhat of an economic bounce later this summer and the market could reflect that. >> goldman sachs preerepeated i call that it's time to short the s&p. there are also a lot of expectations of warnings coming. do you agree or no? >> the fact that the market held up even though items a holiday environment on wall street, market held up relatively well. we saw not only at home, but also abroad. as inin the last hour, this is a central bank summer. everybody will be easing sometime soon and you don't want to short the pefed
been worse. >> it could have been worse, and tell us ho it is worse for particular groups, because it is an uneven recovery here. >> it is very uneven. it is uneven across the sectors and part of the problem is that we get one sector of the economy engaged and the other sector is not, and vice versa, and uneven across the groups. with see the particular time when we look at for example whites, their unemployment remains the same. and latinos remains the same, but among african-americans, it increased significantly from 13.6% to 14.4%, so there is a lot of unevenness in this economy. >> which sekers to benefited here, because it seems that the kinds of jobs that people have are in service industries and temporary and not well paying jobs and not a lot of job security. >> you are exactly right, suzanne. they are in temporary help services with si t s wits which increase in jobs. and now looking at the reverse of that and where we would have liked to have seen the jobs created is in construction and only 2,000 jobs there because construction almost one-third of the workers who were di
to make sure that we are using for example the small business review process to ensure that the rules ask crafted can ease compliance where necessary especially with respect to smaller firms. smaller firms be they depositories jarmon depositories are by their nature less able to easily shoulder significant compliance costs tend to be more fixed than variable which means to the extent it firm is smaller on the compliance board and would be more biting and constraining and so the basic to make sure we are attentive as applied to the various regulatory requirements. >> which is one of my concerns. i keep getting that feedback from our small banks and credit unions about the compliance costs with the new rules coming out. within this efp, those are dillinger of disclosure issues as well as other disclosure forms. are you all communicating so when qr m comes out we are not going to have different ways of compliance issues for the small banking institutions? are you all talking together so it's going to be very fluid and we and are not going to have one rule come out but would then be modified
involved in the conversation, here are the numbers -- you can get in touch with us via social media -- we want to begin by showing an article that we got from "the hill" here to talk to us more about that on the telephone is carlo muniz, a reporter on "the hill." guest: thanks for having me. host: about this proposed work group the senator ayotte is shopping around the capital. does this sound like another super committee to fix what the other super committee could not fix? guest: in a certain sense, you are right. from my understanding, the working group the senator ayotte was gauging support for would really be focused on the one-year proposals that republicans in the house and the senate or looking at. senator ayotte along with senator mccain and senator kyl and senator rubio and others are looking at a one-year postponement of sequestration which is scheduled to go into effect early in january. rep buck mckean is looking at a similar program. i think the working group she was looking at, i don't think these working groups would tackle the entire sequestration issue the way the sup
and let them use it to increase the voice of private schools, strip you of your voice because he doesn't think that you all know much about how to educate, and he characterizes you and his allies characterize you as not caring about -- not caring about the students, but about yourself. my jill is little when she says that teaching is not what she does. it's who she is. [applause] these guys don't get that. i don't think they don't understand why you chose to teach in the first place. [applause] i honest to god don't think they understand. and by the way, like in politics, in business, religious hierarchy, there is really good teachers and there is really lousy teachers. there is a really lousy teachers and some plain good teachers. we are no different than any other profession in the world. but we are a profession. [applause] we are a profession! this is a calling. you chose to be teachers because you care. you choose to be teachers because you want to make this country better. you chose to be teachers because you know every child -- every child is entitled -- entitled to go as far as
by airliners to use more fuel efficient aircraft. most companies have trouble with the next 20 weeks. not the next 20 years. these are long order businesses. you look at what it takes to build a jet. you see the big huge places where they're built, the biggest buildings in the world are where they put these things together and you see the fuselage and all these guys working and it is very cool. it takes a long time. they probably have a pretty good idea of what they're going to need. if you've driven any time recently with children, you'll see why the jet market is such a viable -- >> tell me why. >> you haven't? even if you go just to south carolina, it takes like 14 hours and you pass thousands of these big semis where every time you pass you're hoping something -- it just is a lot better. are we there yet? are we there yet? are we there yet? >> they don't make flying an easy process. >> the worst it can be is two hours. not 14 hours. >> right. >> it's just much safer and we're going to, as, no matter how much some people don't like globalization, you won't get rid of jet fuel and
to tell us what he is doing to combat violence in his city. and also, we will be joined by a panel to talk about aids. and we are talking about jobs, j j jobs, jobs, and the employers are not hiring enough to bring down the latest figures. you see that 80,000 new jobs were added last month but the labor unemployment rate remai remairemains 8.2%, and that is because of the jobs added in may. it is a different picture from the jobsarlier in the year. now president obama and mitt romney are talking about it. >> our mission is not to get back to where we were before the crisis, and we have to get back to what has been happening in the last decades, because jobs leaving our shores and we have to struggle to fight for. >> now is the time for america to choose whether they want more of the same and whether unemployment over 8% month after month after month is satisfactory or not. it does not have to be this way. america can do better and this kick in the gut has got to end. >> i want to break down the good news and the bad news of the latest jobs report. we are joined by danny from georgia tech,
and that often kills them. to put a little close on this and a chance for us to converse, what is fascinating is the degree of duality in the great executive we studied. for example, is it 20 mile marching or defining moment in their capacity to do both? 20 mile marches with discipline and superb performance in a defining luck event moments that are out of their control. why did they do so much better? in the book, we noticed that over time, great executives will recall people had the genius of "and"as opposed to the tyranny of "or." it is humility and will. it is confront the brutal facts and having faith. it is productive and paranoid. when we stand back and look at a truly great enterprise, we see a huge duality under any great enterprise. that is what we call, preserved because for and stimulate progress - the core and stimulate progress. no great company exists if it does not have a core or stimulates progress. they are willing to change their practices, their strategies, there structures without compromising core values. they understand the difference between their core values and their
of us benefit from this. thanks for watching. i'm al sharpton. "hardball" starts right now. >>> how tragedy unites. let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start with the aftershock. after midnight tonight, we get through a week of this attack inside our country that killed 12 and wounded dozens more. so what's it done to us? what has this event stirred in this country? made us different from the people who watch this program, say, just a week ago. i want to know. i want to hear again the many separate human actions that night that tell us what kind of a country we are and where we are headed. i want to hear not just about the villain and the victims, but also the heroes. the impulsive good guys that night. the ones who showed what hemingway described as courage, grace under fire, and under pressure. i want to know how aurora is going to affect this country. us. today brought the announce many that denver, colorado, just miles from the tragedy will host the first presidential debate this autumn. this all but guarantees that the two president
. join us for hot dogs and garlic fries. all that and more on "cbs this fries. all that and more on "cbs this morning saturday," july 7, 2012. captioning funded by cbs >>> it is a core scorcher of a saturday we join us. >> it's supposed to hit 100 here in. >> you think about new york, chicago, all across the country. we begin with that heat wave. it will not quit. excessive heat warnings are going to remain in place today for much of the country and in some places high humidity will even make it feel hotter. it certainly does here in new york. over a dozen people have died and the nation's power grid is also being pushed to the limit. we head outside to lonnie quinn for the latest. he's braving it for us. it is going to get hot, very hot here. it's going to get hot where you live as well. this heat is something else. day after sweltering day from the gateway arch in st. louis to chicago's lakefront to times square in new york city, the triple digit temperatures just will not quit. 238 cities to be exact have set all-time highs in the last 30 days. according to weather historian chris bur
>> canadian natural recourse. >> tik. >> long viacom. >> that does it for us. don't forget to catch more fast at 5:00. "power" starts now. >> halftime is over. the second half of your trading day begins now. >> someone will love that call. welcome, everybody. it is the revenge of the shareholders. in ontario, executives at research in motion facing the fire today. a live report 30 seconds away. see this face? probably haven't seen him before. a lot of people think he is the man who could reinvigorate parts of the silicon valley. you will meet him today. >>> europe is a mess. what do they need? those countries can't seem to get on the same page. do they need a king? >> mandy drury, innominate you. >> i accept. i'll be king. hi, research in motion executives opening themselves up to the wrath of angry shareholders in waterloo, oregon. shares down 75% and their problems and what shareholders are saying. what is the main take away for us? >> the main take away, though the board was re-elected at rim, it was sort of done grudgingly. i'm taking look at numbers here. t torston hines, ceo,
that on a daily basis. look. we are a great country. we have a sense of community. we used to care for each other and take care of each other and politics never got in the way. if someone lost their job, we all pitched in and took care of them until they got back on their feet. i think we've lost a little of that in the country. and when we band together in tragedies like this, it shows us what america could be. what we have to do is to do something to limit the possibility that something like this happens again. we can never eliminate the possibility but gosh, in the name of those victims, we ought to do something. >> i'm impressed when people turn on the tv and identify with something that happened 3,000 miles away. and they would not have identify with these people except their largely fellow americans. there is something american of ours that goes beyond politics and the sympathy, the real, i've been listening to another networks all week and it is something. >> it is something everybody can relate to. we all go to the movies. might daughter went to "dark night rises" the night before. i had
>> you're going to need a bigger boat >> he good to have you with us tonight. thanks for watching. president obama has put the issue of tax fairness front and center in this election. speaking in the east room of the white house, the president asked congress to immediately extend the bush tax cuts for those making less than $250,000 a year. >> the republicans say they don't want to raise taxes on the middle class, i don't want to to raise taxes on the middle class. so we should all agree to extend the tax cuts for the middle class. let's agree to do what we agree on. right? >> now, i'm going to show you some numbers in a few moments. you can be the judge. this really puts the republicans on the spot. they have to take a position on supporting middle class tax cuts without an equal tax cuts for the wealthiest of americans. now the romney campaign believes the best way to deal with the announcement is to say the president is raising taxes. president obama's response to even more bad economic news is a massive tax increase. here's the problem with the romney camp's statement. it is b
.o.p. is making him a proxy to attack president obama in an election year. the u.s. military grounding all c-130 planes fighting wildfires after one crashed in south dakota killing one crew member. all seven of the planes will now be inspected. some could be back in the sky within the next couple of days. this is the second crash of a plane fighting wildfires this year. a lockheed martin tanker crashed in utah last month leaving both crew members on board dead. mitt romney is vowing to "do the exact opposite" of president obama when it comes to israel. he announced he will visit israel later this month and meet with the prime minister benjamin netanyahu. romney has visited israel three times before. president obama has not been there since his 2008 campaign. a sore spot among some israeli forces. a shocking scene caught on camera in north carolina. a woman riding on a ferry in the palmilco sound catching this amazing lightning strike on her cell phone. she was recording the choppy waves when it all happened. those are the headlines. >> we're excited. governor christie will be here in an hour. la
of the committee, we went out for two pitchers of beer and the came back and said the us a tax bill with 25% tell. he said you have to give it a mortgage interest deduction. i said what about 26%? >> you could make the ban just to homeowners much more aggressive. what we did was to convert the home mortgage deduction to a tax credit that are lower rate. exchanging the tax code, yesterday and today. current and former lawmakers at the bipartisan policy center on the battles won and lost. find it on line at the c-span video library. >> now, discussion on professional journalism and the impact social media on news reporting. stanford university hosted the discussion with social media editors and journalists in silicon valley, including the creator of mobile news, the executive editor of yahoo! news, and a special media strategist for national public radio. this is 90 minutes. >> welcome to the symposium. i am the director of the journalism fellowship at stanford. i will be the moderator for today's symposium, how social media is revolutionizing the news. the lecture series is sponsored by the depart
chart. that does it for us tonight. rachel will be back on thursday. don't forget, you can check out my work at wonkblog.com or follow me on twitter at twitter.com/ezraklein and on facebook, facebook.com/ezraklein. have a great fourth of july and >>> and happy fourth of july, 2012, everyone. this is msnbc, i'm richard lui. president obama is returning to the white house this morning to host a fourth of july barbecue for military families. he will also mark the holiday by speaking at a naturalization ceremony for military service members. joining us right now is nbc white house correspondent kristen welker. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. busy day here at the white house. >> the day kicks off with a naturalization ceremony. >> yes, 25 members of the military will be sworn in as u.s. citizens here at the white house. president obama will speak at that event. secretary of homeland security, janet napolitano will be a part of that event. a big day here. it's the first time they're going to hold a naturalization ceremony at the white house on independence day. this is the
to the department of communication for sponsoring this. thank you to all of you for joining us here today. please join us for a reception right outside. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> president barack obama's bus tour of ohio and pennsylvania it is under way. at his first stop today, the president told the crowd the outcome of the november election will determine the nation's economic future for the next 10 to 20 years. here is a portion. >> when the american auto industry was on the brink of collapse, and more than one million jobs were on the line, governor romney said we should just let detroit go bankrupt. >> that's what he said! >> i refused to turn my back on communities like this one. i was betting on the american worker and i was betting on american industry. [applause] and three years later, the american auto industry is coming roaring back. [applause] that chrysler plant up the road bringing on another 1,100 employees to make the cars that the world wants to buy. the wrangler built right here in toledo
few people really know where the idea came from for the statue, so give us some insight into how it came into being. >> it came into being in france in the middle of the 19th century. it was 1865 right after the assassination of abraham lincoln, and a group of french people behind the radio were a emotionally tied to the united states. they love the american form of government, and they were abolitionists, so they have a particular affection for president lincoln, so they came together at the home of a man who was friends's leading specialist on the united states. smoke-filled died in 1859, -- toquevill died in 1859, so a group of guys got together, and the idea was to try to come up with a way of commemorating the life achievement to celebrate the victory of the north in the civil war and to make a critical on their own government. france had an authoritarian government run by napoleon iii, and it was a government that was friendly to liberty. they tried to put these together to commemorate abraham lincoln and a way of being critical to the government and so the ideath it, was t
? a government department that may be using probably not the technology near what the private sector uses to compile data or a store like walmart where 140 million people shop each week. does costco have a better handle on retail sales than the government given they have the sales per square footage of every store in the head while the commerce department doesn't have a permanent secretary at the helm? how about retail sales of autos. in the month of june chrysler sold 20% more cars than last year. more than any year since 2007. gm's numbers are the best since 2008. ford sales were up only 7%. the numbers told us more about retail auto sales than the miserable commerce number but chrysler doesn't trade as an individual company. none of the numbers compare to reports from the banks since earnings season began. today we got citigroup's numbers. they were certainly better than expected. the terrific portion of earnings coming from international. processes over seas, not a lot of risk there. friday we got numbers from jpmorgan and wells fargo. they really do call the commerce department stati
like this working on it. >> gentlemen, we can't thank the three of you enough for joining us this morning and you two gentlemen for all your hard work. mr. buffet, mr. simpson, mr. bowles, thank you very, very much for your time and we hope to check in with you again soon. back to you in studio. >> great hour and a half of television. come on back we miss you. come back from vacation. we'll see you tomorrow. make sure you join us. "squawk on the street" begins right now. ♪ >>> good thursday morning. welcome to "squawk on the street". i'm melissa lee with jim cramer and david faber. futures falling despite jobless claims posting the biggest drop. dow and s&p 500 are in the mid-of a five session losing streak. right now we're looking to lose 75 on the dow, nine on the s&p 500. as for the picture in europe, we're seeing red arrows across the board with ftse down the most, down 1%. let's get to our road map for this morning and we start off with questions about whether or not there's another round of easing. risk assets lower around the world. euro break below 1.22. oil trading
was going to make you feel more uplifted this sunday morning, not so much. so, you know, i used to question when you look at the numbers, the more people went on disability, than were actual jobs in our economy, do you wonder is this an unfortunately consequence of the economy or something greater behind it, are the qualifications easier or people are encouraged to go on social security disability? why the drastic increase? >> and how much into this unemployed number we have been talking about, 5.4 million individuals long-term unemployed and the president yesterday on the campaign trail in ohio and pennsylvania, sees this though as a step in the right direction. >> we learned that our business created 84,000 new jobs last month and that overall means that businesses created 4.4 million new jobs over the past 28 months, including 500,000 new manufacturing jobs. that's a step in the right direction. [applause] >> that's a step in the right direction. >> alisyn: so the number of new enrollees to disability went up 19% higher than the jobs added. so, obviously, there is a big sort of discrepa
economy. we have differences in our tariffs. that causes us to borrow money. the light borrowing against the store. in host: i heard tariffs in those comments. is there a trade policy and are we playing on a level playing field? maybe you can pick up that point. >guest: one of the big issues in terms of trade policy is how the u.s. responds and crafts its relationship with china. as of last year, the senate passed a tough bill to clamp down on the chinese currency manipulation. china would not call of manipulation, obviously. the bill was in the house but it is opposed by the obama administration. they don't want to hurt their relationship with china and house republicans have no intention of bringing this up. on the other hand, mitt romney has said he will declare china a currency manipulator on the first day of his presidency. it is on clearview will follow through with that because there are real geopolitical consequences to that. that is something we are seeing in the campaign. host: back to the farm bill -- if there were an emergency measure, how would the politics of that play out?
us? >> sure, zoraida. i think we'll expect the horse race all the way up to november to stay this close. this is going to be one of those real, real tight presidential elections p. but, of course, there are certain bullet points that we focus on when we're looking at these numbers. let's look at this number on the economy. the economy, issue number one in this election. what most voters will likely vote on come november. mitt romney has a six-point advantage over president obama right now when asked who has a better idea to improve the economy. very good news for the romney campaign up in boston when they see that number. however, out in chicago, you can see that the obama campaign can take solace in this number on likability. a 20-point gap, zoraida. president obama, 60% of americans like president obama while only 47% like romney. now, the reason why that's important for president obama and how you all tie it together regarding the economy, president obama has been making the argument that he needs another four years to turn around the economy and that he was handed a very
'm just guessing. he will always soar to great heights here on the riduculist. that's it for us. "early start" begins now. >>> the horse race for the white house. it's close. a brand-new poll shows one candidate with a slight lead. >>> street fight in syria. the assad regime sending in more troops as it struggles to hold the country's largest city. >>> mystery solved. take a look. police say this surveillance video of a man putting a woman in the trunk of a car isn't what it looks like. not sure what it looks like, but i promise we will tell you what it looks like. there it is. >> there. >> i think it's more dumb than it is scary in the end. stay tuned. we'll tell you exactly what's going op. good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm john berman. >> i'm zoraida sambolin. 5:00 a.m. in the east. coming one a man who says he has been cured of hiv. dr. sanjay gupta talked to him. you'll hear about that later this hour. really remarkable. >>> plus, brett favre couldn't stay retired after all. he's back in football taking a job you might not expect. we'll tell you all about it. stay tuned.
't need a special council. we're going to have a couple of u.s. attorneys, one from d.c. and one from maryland, they're going to investigate which some say is political. clearly they work for the attorney general that works for the president. anyway, we'll play you -- we'll give you both the quotation. here first is senator feinstein on monday essentially taking aim at the white house for spilling the political beans, the secret beans. >> i think the white house has to understand that some of this is coming from its ranks. i don't know specifically where. but they're, i think, they have to begin to understand that and do something about it. >> and then up next, she again another statement just yesterday and we have this one for you, too. i stated that i did not believe the president leaked classified information. i shouldn't have speculated beyond that because of the fact of the matter is i don't know the source of the leaks. but, you know, this really brings up the issue of transparency as well which is something that the obama administration has promised from day one and if you'll
to be part of the olympics in any way you can be part of it. >> when is the event and for those of us that don't follow the sport is there rounds of competition, just one chance, what happens? >> i have to tell you, this is ann's sport. i'm not sure which day the sport goes on. she will get to see it. i will not be watching the event. i hope her horse does well. >> good morning. it's thursday, july 26th. welcome to "morning joe." with us on set we have msnbc contributor mike barnicle, hello, mike. i'm not going to say anything. don't you worry. you look quite fine today. >> thank you. >> msnbc political analyst and former chairman of the republican national committee, michael steele is with us. and msnbc political analyst and visiting professor at nyu, former democratic congressman harold ford jr. and, of course, willie geist in london for the olympics. >> how is your horse doing? >> he doesn't know the name of the horse, the event the horse is going in, and if there's actually a name of the event that has sort of a french flair to it he's not going to say it. >> dressage. >> could he
telling us these trees down are a huge obstacle. we're right in the middle of a road here. you see the double yellow lines and this may not be cleared for a little while. that is impeding power crews as they try to move around. you mention food shortages, an official told me not too long ago this may be one of the worst food crises in a long time. they have two main pantries that distribute nonperishable food to the people in need, they are empty and starting a food drive trying to get food and water to people. water pressure is a huge issue. some of the pumps are fueled by electricity, they are done so water pressure is a big problem. people need to boil water. the national guard is getting out offering people help in getting water and boiling water and things like that. that is a logistical problem as well. how are people staying cool in this? we talked to residents in vf west virginia. any way they can at this point. >> it's very hot. i'm been setting on the porch since last night. >> it's pretty bad. the heat is the main thing, can't keep our apartment cool. i've never been wit
with us. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> kevin brady talks about the future of the bush era tax cuts. newsmakers it today at 6:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. the national governors' association continues its meeting with a discussion about entrepreneurship. we will hear from the author and consulting professor at uc- berkeley. the justice department announced that wells fargo agreed to pay $175 million to settle unfair lending practices. it is the second largest settlement. this is about half an hour. >> good morning. i am pleased to be joined by tampere's, lisa madigan, and thomas curry to announce a step forward in our ongoing efforts to protect american consumers, to ensure fair treatment for struggling borrowers, and to seek justice and recover losses for victims of discriminatory lending practices. today, the department of justice reached a significant settlement totaling at least $175 million with wells fargo bank, the nation's largest originator of residential home mortgages. this settlement const
of hardship and uncertainty, you've seen the last few days some of the largest and most important u.s. companies report sagging profits, those who believe that the europe -- situation in europe would not directly affect u.s. companies are beginning to see they were more wrong than right. i think giving as much as you can to big companies, medi medium-sized and small companies around any and everything government will or won't do is critical. extending tax cuts for all americans going to solve all our fiscal cliff issues? no. short of congress being able to do something meaningful, sustainable they should probably extend the cuts for everyone and look forward to the beginning of next spring or next year deal with sequestration, long-term fiscal responsibility, sustainability, but short of that, i don't know how this gives any more certainty, any more comfort. as you've talked on the show many times in the past, to businesses across the nation. what concerns me, you see the front page of the newspapers, europe's crisis hits profits, rising food prices. american consumer and business lea
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